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From the Post blogs

A recent letter to the Get There blog at washingtonpost.com: Letter From Fed-Up Metro Rider This letter came in on Aug. 1 from an Arlington commuter who gave up on Metro. He starts off describing a particular incident, but it...

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Worlds collide

I may have mentioned this film before, probably just to a few people via IM. I’m fairly sure it was shown at last year’s One in Ten film festival: (T)Raumschiff Surprise – Periode 1. Dreamship Surprise [English title], a box...

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I never thought this could happen to me…

My Twitter followers already know this, but it bears repeating. This morning I left the house a little later than usual, which tends to make for a different metro crowd. Well this morning, some of the men on the train...

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Site outages and other business

I’m thoroughly annoyed at the moment. Dreamhost is all wonked up and that means my site is down. It’s so bad that I can’t even reach their status page. So I’m taking a page from Kris and using Google Docs...

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Being neighborly

I’m finally turning my attention to catching up on my many food blogs, and one that I’ve been looking forward to is Tea & Cookies. It’s primarily a food blog, but each entry is a well-written essay with fantastic photos...

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Who put that city outside my window!?

The oddest thing about a complete day at sea is how easily you get used to seeing nothing but water, all around you. Tuesday was a pretty grey day, weather wise, and there was a lot of fog from a...

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on the elevator this morning…

I was actually pressing the close door button pretty severely but as the elevator wasn’t responding, I gave up. Just as the doors were about to close, I saw a figure sprinting for the gap, so I held the doors....

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30 days…

…or is it 31? I just realized, it’s a month until my birthday. Let the anxiety attacks begin: “I’m so old.” “I’ll be single for the rest of my life!” “Is this where I want to be at my age?”...

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I have returned!

Now calm down everyone, I’ll get to all of your questions in a few minutes. 😛 I had a very good time, but strangely enough I’m really glad to be home. I don’t know when the homesickness hit me, but...

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Mo-HEE-toe…

What would the day be without at least one multimedia posting… The last time I hung out with Jhim he reminded me of this bit from Family Guy where my namesake (the family dog) praises the virtues of an open...